Fragment

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 050.

Dimensions

Height x length: 6 x 5.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.604

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Above, a molding and egg-and-dart pattern; below, the upper half of two figures; a youth wearing a himation, and a veiled woman, both profile to left.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation